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Searching for contemporary legal thought

Author: Christopher L Tomlins; Justin Desautels-Stein
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
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"For more than a century, law schools have trained students to 'think like a lawyer'. In these times of legal crisis, both in legal education and in global society, what does that mean for the rest of us? In this book, thirty leading international scholars (including Louis Assier-Andrieu, Marianne Constable, Yves Dezalay, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Bryant Garth, Peter Goodrich, Duncan Kennedy, Martti Koskenniemi,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Desautels-Stein, Justin.
Searching for Contemporary Legal Thought.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017478453
(OCoLC)992779800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher L Tomlins; Justin Desautels-Stein
ISBN: 9781316584361 1316584364
OCLC Number: 1019663637
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 575 pages)
Contents: Searching for contemporary legal thought : history, image, and structure / Justin Desautels-Stein, Christopher Tomlins --
Of origin : toward a history of contemporary legal thought / Christopher Tomlins --
Who are we? : persona, office, suspicion, and critique / Peter Goodrich --
On the hinges of history : for a relational legal historiography / Maks Del Mar --
Contemporary legal genealogies / Ben Golder --
Legal theory among the ruins / Samuel Moyn --
Institutional conditions of contemporary legal thought / Paulo Barrozo --
"Legal theory," strategies of learned production, and the relatively weak autonomy of the subfield of learned law / Yves Dezalay, Bryant G. Garth --
Law and language as information systems : perish the thought! / Marianne Constable --
Our geological contemporary / Alain Pottage --
International law as "global governance" / Martti Koskenniemi --
Recasting labor standards for the contemporary : international versus transnational frameworks at the ILO / Leila Kawar --
Effective and affective history of colonial law / Judith Surkis --
A cultural reluctance to rights / Louis Assier-Andrieu --
Scene of nature / Denise Ferreira da Silva --
Registering interests : modern methods of valuing labor, land, and life / Brenna Bhandar --
Market anti-naturalisms / Andrew Lang --
Neoliberalism and the new international economic order : a history of "contemporary legal thought" / Umut Özsu --
... and law? / John Henry Schlegel --
Social psychological interpretation of the hermeneutic of suspicion in contemporary American legal thought / Duncan Kennedy --
Office and persona of the critical jurist : peripheral legal thought (Australia) / Shaun McVeigh --
Zombie jurisprudence / Omri Ben-Zvi --
Knowledge bubble : something amiss in expertopia / Pierre Schlag --
ADR and some thought on "the social" in contemporary legal thought / Amy J. Cohen --
Complexity and reconstruction as contemporary legal thought : law-conflict interactions and judicial work / Michal Alberstein --
Democratic experimentalism / Charles F. Sabel, William H. Simon --
Legal amateurism / Annelise Riles --
After the end of legal thought / Justin Desautels-Stein --
Contemporary legal thought as ... / Justin Desautels-Stein, Christopher Tomlins.
Responsibility: edited by Justin Desautels-Stein, Christopher Tomlins.

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